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2022 Energy Litigation Outlook

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The Baker Botts Energy Litigation team has identified key issues and trends in the energy sector. To read the full Energy Litigation Outlook, please click here.

Please feel free to reach out to the relevant team members if you have any questions about any of the issues and trends discussed below.

  • Energy Intersections
  • Commingling and Allocation Disputes
  • Continued Fallout from Winter Storm Uri
  • CFTC Enforcement
  • What’s Next on Climate in California and Trends in State and Local Gas Bans
  • The Rise of EVs
  • Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
  • Midstream Disputes in Era of Oil and Gas Consolidation
  • Sunset Review of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Disclosure Requirements and Regulations for ESG reporting
  • Eminent Domain and Pipeline Construction
  • Litigation Implications of the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Requirements
  • FERC Regulations to Ease Energy Transition
  • Managing Potential Civil and Criminal Enforcement in EPA RMP Inspections Following an Incident
  • Ownership of Produced Water in Texas
  • Coal Combustion Residuals Enforcement and Regulation
  • Post-production Deductions in Calculating Royalties
  • Environmental Reviews & Energy Infrastructure
  • Fixed vs. Floating Royalties
  • White House Anti-Corruption Strategy
  • EPA Authority to Control Power Plant Emissions
  • Disputes Arising Out of Changes in Government Policies in the Energy Sector
  • State Tax Energy Infrastructure Litigation
  • Environmental Justice Focus
  • Tensions Between Oil and Gas Activities and New Renewables Development
  • Redesign of the Texas Power Market
  • Anti-Dilution Provisions in Oil and Gas Leases
  • FTC and State AG Cybersecurity Enforcement
  • Contractual Disputes Arising Out of Major Weather Event
  • How the Supreme Court’s Administrative-Law Revolution Affects the Energy Industry
  • EPA Methane Rules
  • Hydrogen Disputes
  • FERC Continues Push for Enhanced Grid Security
  • Energy Sector Use of Securitization
  • New Criteria for Transmission Lines in Texas
  • Behind the Meter Power Arrangements
  • Return to Work

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